#CareerBytes: 7 best apps to help you prepare for IELTS
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a standardized English language proficiency test for non-native English speakers jointly conducted by Cambridge ESOL, the British Council, and IDP: IELTS Australia. International candidates wishing to work/study in English-speaking countries are required to take IELTS, which tests the ability to listen, read, write, and speak in English. Here are some good mobile apps for IELTS preparation.
The British Council offers a range of resources to help candidates prepare for IELTS, including two apps: IELTS Prep App and IELTS Word Power. IELTS Prep App offers unlimited access to all the required tools for preparation, including practice tests, grammar exercises, quizzes, videos, tips, vocabulary exercises, etc. IELTS Word Power is exclusive vocabulary practice app that helps in improving vocabulary and learning English.
The Cambridge University Press, in collaboration with Cambridge ESOL, offers the Official Cambridge Guide IELTS mobile app. It is one of the most useful mobile apps for aspirants. The app offers a number of useful tools including sample skills training material, downloadable audio/video files, and individual skills guides (paid) comprising practice tests, study and test tips, etc.
The Vocab24 Vocabulary Builder App is one of the most popular apps among aspirants of various English tests, including IELTS. It offers newspaper editorial analyses, word meanings, daily new words, quizzes, videos, idioms and phrases, practice tests, vocab booster games, etc.
Leading online test preparation company Magoosh also offers IELTS preparatory resources for aspirants. It offers the IELTS Exam Preparation, Lessons & Study Guide app that has video lessons prepared by expert tutors, regularly updated learning resources, study guides, tools to strengthen English skills, track one's process, etc. Magoosh's IELTS Exam Preparation: Vocabulary Flashcards is another useful app to improve vocabulary with easy-to-use flashcards.
IELTS Full is another good app that IELTS aspirants can download to prepare for the English proficiency test. With sample tests, lessons, techniques, and other resources, the app helps users improve all four basic English language skills and vocabulary.